America I Am Black Facts: The Timelines of African American History, 1601-2008

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This invaluable reference timeline charts African American history from 1601-2008 against the backdrop of American and world history. AIA Black Facts reveals the unexpected relationships between people and events, and the often unrecognized causes and effects that created African Americans’ indelible imprint on our nation.

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Overview

This invaluable reference timeline charts African American history from 1601-2008 against the backdrop of American and world history. AIA Black Facts reveals the unexpected relationships between people and events, and the often unrecognized causes and effects that created African Americans’ indelible imprint on our nation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401924065
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/2/2009
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 784,207
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Quintard Taylor is the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History, University of Washington, Seattle. He has devoted more than three decades of research and teaching experience to African American history.

      As the website director of the award-winning portal www.blackpast.org Dr. Taylor spearheads this 2,500 page website is dedicated to providing reference materials to the general public on African American history in the United States and on the history of people of African ancestry around the world.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Timelines? xi

Chapter 1 The African Foundation: Before 1601 1

Chapter 2 Creating New World Communities: 1601-1700 27

Chapter 3 The World of the Enslaved: 1701-1800 41

Chapter 4 The Destruction of Slavery: 1801-1900 61

Chapter 5 The African American Century: 1901-2000 113

Chapter 6 Into the Twenty-first Century: 2001- 197

Appendix African American Population of the United States, 1790-2000 207

Selected Bibliography 209

Acknowledgments 215

About the Author 219

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